KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Arshad Hussain Khan on Tuesday ordered an Assistant Collector Customs to solve petty issues arising out of typographical or other minor errors at his level instead of bothering already over burdened courts.
The bench was hearing a constitution petition filed by one Sohbat Ali through his attorney Momin Khan.
Assistant Collector, Customs, Hyderabad, Preventive, Mumtaz Ali appeared before the court along with counsel Kashif Nazeer advocate.
The court observed that it appears to be a simple issue whereby parentage was incorrectly mentioned in one of the documents (ONO passed by the collector allowing release of the detainerd bus).
Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate appearing for the petitioner submitted that taking advantage of a typographical errors by the staff of the office of the Collector of Appeals Hyderabad the vehicle was not being released.
The bench asked the AC, Customs Hyderabad to givean audience to petitioner or his attorney to satisfy him on the whereabout of the attorney as well as the petitioner.
The counsel for AC Hyderabad said that FIR has been registered against the petitioner.
The counsel for petitioner submitted that criminal case has no nexus with this issue of release of the vehicle.
The bench after hearing the sides asked the AC to hear and decide upon contentions/submissions by the petitioner while further hearing was fixedfor May 03.